Blended Medicine: The Best Choices in Healing : the Breakthrough System that Combines Natural, Alternative & Mainstream Medicine for More Than 100 Ailments

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Rodale Press, 2000 - Health & Fitness - 708 pages
The Future of Healing IS IN YOUR HANDS

Most doctors still practice conventional Western medicine-- end of story. But a growing number of physicians are embracing the future of healing: blended medicine.

This revolutionary approach to healing combines the best options in mainstream medicine with gentle, natural, yet efffective alternative therapies, including Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine, yoga and massage, and exercise and nutrition.

Blended Medicine shows you how you can wisely combine alternative medicine with all that conventional medicine has to offer--and afford yourself the best opportunity for good health and safe, effective treatment.

* Blended-medicine "menus" for more than 100 diseases and health conditions
* The best choices for each condition; recommended by experts in both conventional and alternative medicine
* Which therapies you can use at home, and which require professional practitioners
* Simple relaxation therapies that help short-circuit the stress component of many chronic conditions, from colds to cancer
* Guidelines for safe use of vitamins, minerals, and herbs, including possible interactions

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Castleman, a medical journalist and the author of nine previous books, here offers an integrative approach to healing. He describes over 20 therapeutic traditions and then outlines the most effective ... Read full review


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Michael Castleman writes about health and sexuality. For thirty-five years, his journalism focused on health defined broadly, including optimal wellness, mainstream medicine, alternative therapies, nutrition, fitness, and sexuality. Castleman also writes mystery novels set in San Francisco.

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